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Job Description:

Our client, one of the UK's largest financial services providers, is looking for a Product Controller based in Edinburgh to interpret sophisticated processes and handle the efficient and effective production of high-quality output and analysis, anticipating partner needs. The role sits within the Money Markets Product Control team, an agile and encouraging team with a desire to foster all of its colleagues development goals, via learning opportunities, knowledge sharing and cross training.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Knowledge of Product Control and experience in a closely related role.
  • Relationship building and Partner management.
  • Numerate and proficient with MS Office applications especially Excel.
  • Curiosity about Process Improvement.

Desirable Skills/Experience:

  • Experience of working in Product Control.
  • Experience of SQL and Macros.
  • Knowledge of Financial Instruments.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of daily P&L production, reconciliations, signoffs, issue resolution.
  • Supporting the month end close processes associated with accurately reporting and independently validating the bank's balance sheet in a timely manner.
  • Preparation of analysis and in-depth commentary on P&L and balance sheet movements.
  • Supporting a robust control framework for all processes within remit.
  • Undertaking ad hoc work and investigation arising from partner requests.
  • Supporting projects.
  • Supporting delivery of efficiencies and a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Establishing and building relationships with partners.


  • A highly competitive salary
  • Wider Benefits package

Core-Asset Consulting is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital/civil partner status or pregnancy.

Job reference: 14701

To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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Core-Asset Consulting offers specialist recruitment services to asset management, accounting & finance, asset servicing, legal and the wider financial services sector in Scotland.



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Rachael O'Neill Director, Investment Operations and Accounting & Finance

Rachael has been recruiting since 2004 specialising in permanent roles within Investment Operations. She has wide-ranging experience in asset servicing across back office and middle office together with Accounting and Finance.

Rachael is passionate about ensuring candidates and clients receive a truly consultative service.

We put people before profit, service before sales and ethics above all.

Betsy Williamson Managing Director

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